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The Good Liar - Catherine McKenzie (24)

  • ASIN: ‎ B074ZP7LLV
  • Publisher: ‎ Simon & Schuster (April 3, 2018)
  • Kindle: ‎ 5107 KB
  • Print: ‎ 384 pages


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One explosion. Three women. Countless secrets. From bestselling author Catherine McKenzie comes a suspenseful, unsettling novel about what lurks in the wake of tragedy.

Everybody hides. Everybody lies.

On October 10th, three women’s lives are forever altered by a terrible accident.

Cecily was supposed to be in the building that exploded in Chicago and killed her husband. A photo taken of her as she watched the horrifying scene quickly brings her unwanted media attention as the “poster child” of the haunting event. Cecily has secrets she’s desperately trying to hide but cannot find a way to divert the media’s attention from her and her family.

Franny lost her birth mother—Cecily’s best friend—in the destruction shortly after the two met. A year later, she and Cecily team up to help families obtain financial compensation for their loss, but their budding friendship is derailed when it starts to become clear Franny’s story doesn’t quite add up. How did she manage to track down her mother? And why did her mother keep Franny a secret even after they’d met?

A thousand miles away in Montreal, Kate is trying to create a new life. But what led her to leave Chicago in the first place? Will she succeed in moving on from her mistakes or will Kate be drawn back into her old life?

With surprising twists and turns, The Good Liar is a riveting read by a masterful storyteller that will make readers wonder how far they’d go to hide their own secrets.


A graduate of McGill University in History and Law, Catherine practices law in Montreal, where she was born and raised. An avid skier and runner, Catherine's novels  are international bestsellers and have been translated into numerous languages. Visit her online at www.catherinemckenzie.com, on Facebook, and on Twitter at @cemckenzie1.

Other reviews of Catherine's books;
My review for Spin
My review for Spun
My review for Forgotten
My review for Hidden
My review for Smoke
My review for Fractured
My review for I'll Never Tell
My review for You Can't Catch Me

Writing As Julie Apple
My review for The Murder Game





REVIEW:
When I saw this on sale at Amazon, I grabbed a copy. 
I'm glad I did. It's one of my favorites by her, even though I only gave it the rating that I did. Listen, the first 50 pages were kind of confusing. It didn't pick up the pace until about halfway through, and then it got super intense. It was the last bit of the book that really captured me and had me loving the story. It's one of those stories that if you don't keep reading, you may lose interest in though. The story just melds together so seamlessly, once you get to that intense point in the book.
The good liar is right. She even had me convinced. 
Grab this one. It's decent. Push through if you think it's weird, confusing or boring. Just do it! 


4/5




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